No More Makeup Meltdown! These Drugstore Primers Are Here to Save Your Summer Beauty Look
Oh, summer. Even when you put your best effort into looking fantastic, just step outside for a minute and you can say goodbye to all your makeup. It's happened to all of us, but add a protective face mask to the equation and things can escalate to a whole different level.
What if there was something we could do, a product we could apply to help keep our makeup intact through the grueling summer months and mandatory face-mask rules? Good news, there is! It's called primer, and e.l.f. Cosmetics has just the perfect solution in their Putty Primer trio.
There's a reason these are some of e.l.f.'s bestselling products. Their three formulas fit different skin types, they're vegan and cruelty-free, they deliver a perfect finish that makes them ideal for makeup application, and they work to keep your makeup in place no matter what.
You can find them at your favorite drugstore, and at $8 each, they're a steal. Keep scrolling to find out which primer works best for your skin type, as well as the particular benefits and ingredients of each one. You're welcome for introducing you to your new favorite go-to summer beauty product.
e.l.f. Cosmetics Poreless Putty Primer
This is the primer that originated it all and became the No. 1 primer in the United States. e.l.f. Cosmetics Poreless Putty Primer ($8) is ideal if you have dry or combination skin and it gives a poreless, flawless finish. This primer is infused with squalene, which helps grip makeup long enough for you to go about your day like nothing happened, and as a bonus, it actually hydrates your skin and smooths over imperfections.
e.l.f. Cosmetics Luminous Putty Primer
Have you ever been told you're glowing? With e.l.f. Cosmetics Luminous Putty Primer ($8), these comments won't stop. This primer is perfect for achieving a radiant base for your makeup and is best to use if you have dry or combination skin. Besides your newfound glow, your skin will look plump thanks to ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and vegan collagen.
e.l.f. Cosmetics Matte Putty Primer
OK, we get it. Not everyone is a fan of all the glow and shine because, well, it triggers memories of learning to deal with your oily skin. That's why e.l.f. Cosmetics Matte Putty Primer ($8) is the best option for you. It will give you a shine-free matte finish, and thanks to ingredients like kaolin clay and white charcoal, it will absorb excess oil so you won't have to worry about reapplying makeup as often.